Start A Fire
Fun Socratic Seminars! How to get students talking, moving, and sharing with emoji accountable talk, Socratic seminar bingo, digital discussions, and more!
Social Sundays: Using stations in the classroom that incorporate student choice
Blog post full of ideas for how to set up station activities that are student-centered in the social studies classroom.
Tried it Tuesday-Causes of the American Revolution with Smarties
I love starting back to school on a Tuesday...if only every weekend was a three day weekend! I'm linking up with Holly at Fourth Grade Flipper for Tried it Tuesday Last week my students and I studied the causes of the American Revolution. Earlier this year Mary from Fit to be Fourth blogged about a Smarties activity she used to introduce her students to the causes of the American Revolution. She was so kind to send it to me. Since I only have 14 students I had my student teacher be the…
Declaration of Independence ESCAPE ROOM! Parts of the Declaration | No Prep!
The Declaration of Independence Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode interesting facts about the Declaration of Independence . The Declaration of Independence Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes...
16 Best Images of Declaration Of Independence Worksheets Elementary - Declaration of Independence Scavenger Hunt Worksheets, Printable Declaration of Independence Worksheets and Free Printable Tournament Brackets
See 16 Best Images of Declaration Of Independence Worksheets Elementary. Inspiring Declaration of Independence Worksheets Elementary worksheet images. Declaration of Independence Scavenger Hunt Worksheets Printable Declaration of Independence Worksheets Free Printable Tournament Brackets Constitution Day Coloring Pages Printable Cursive Alphabet
10 Primary Source Lessons Every American History Teacher Should Teach
Teaching history with primary sources develop critical thinking. As students practice reading primary sources they learn accounts of the past are subjective
25 U.S. History ESCAPE ROOMS BUNDLE | Jamestown, Constitution
Escape Rooms for US History, Holidays, Growth Mindset and more! In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end.
Bill of Rights ESCAPE ROOM - Amendments to the U.S. Constitution: Civics
The Bill of Rights Escape Room Activity will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode facts about the Bill of Rights. Students will gain a brief understanding of Amendments 1-10. This is a great introduction activity or review activity!
Revolutionary War Causes ESCAPE ROOM Activity: American Revolution
The Causes of the Revolutionary War Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode interesting facts and causes of the American Revolution. NO PROPS NEEDED! *Boston Tea Party, Boston Massacre, Sugar Act, Intolerable Act, Continental Congress
Students of History Teaching Resources
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Escape Room (Break out) Civil War - Students chase a Confederate Spy!
This escape room is so much fun! The students will solve four clues that lead them to find a real Civil War Confederate spy (Rose Greenhow). All of the clues are editable, so you can revise and make this perfect for your own classroom. This lesson has students practice decoding skills, close reading, and point of view. This lesson fits perfectly with a Unit about the Civil War, and it's great as an end of the year activity.
United States History Activities That Your Students Will Love! – Student Savvy
Interpreting history can seem like a daunting task for students, but with a few creative tools and ideas, teachers can bring historical events and people to life. I love providing students with an interconnection to the people who shaped our country. Our history is on-going and by studying our past, we can hopefully learn
Current Events in the Classroom
Use current events in your elementary classroom to teach social studies, reading, and writing skills. Students practice summarizing the article, citing their sources, and providing their opinion.